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HR7271

HR7271 is a double giant star in the constellation of Telescopium.

HR7271 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7271 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR7271:

6.13
Giant
HR7271 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7271

HR7271 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7271 are provided in the following table:

19h 12m 46s
-50° 29’ 11”
346.77°
-23.85°
Telescopium

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7271 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7271 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7271.

Visibility of HR7271 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR7271 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7271

The image below is a photograph of HR7271 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR7271 is 0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.044 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7271 star
DSS2 image of HR7271. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7271 during the next 10000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7271 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7271 is distant 457.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

140.25 pc
457.22 ly
-26 km/s
0.04 arcsec/year
-0.044 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7271

HR7271 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.40
G8III
4866K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7271 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7271. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7271 star system properties

HR7271 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7271 double sysyem:

6.13
11.43
5.3
7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7271

SAO245976
SAO245976